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Jakarta suffers continuing rainfall, flood

2010-02-20 05:20:15 GMT2010-02-20 13:20:15 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A girl carries a gas jar in flood water in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Feb. 19, 2010. Continuing rainfall in Jakarta has caused flooding in recent days, which has affected about 1,000 residents. Local weather department has forecast that heavy rainfall would last for at least another three days. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)

A resident lies in a flooded house in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Feb. 19, 2010. Continuing rainfall in Jakarta has caused flooding in recent days, which has affected about 1,000 residents. Local weather department has forecast that heavy rainfall would last for at least another three days. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)

A boy stands in a flooded house in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Feb. 19, 2010. Continuing rainfall in Jakarta has caused flooding in recent days, which has affected about 1,000 residents. Local weather department has forecast that heavy rainfall would last for at least another three days. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)

A woman holding a child walks in a shelter in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Feb. 19, 2010. Continuing rainfall in Jakarta has caused flooding in recent days, which has affected about 1,000 residents. Local weather department has forecast that heavy rainfall would last for at least another three days. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)

A girl carries a gas jar in flood water in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Feb. 19, 2010. Continuing rainfall in Jakarta has caused flooding in recent days, which has affected about 1,000 residents. Local weather department has forecast that heavy rainfall would last for at least another three days.

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